2020 Schedule

2020 Schedule
5-11, 3rd in NFC South

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Scott Fitterer has agreed to a five year deal to be the Panthers general manager. "We went through a thorough process and it was a great final four," owner David Tepper said. "We thought Scott was the best fit for the organization."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Panthers have offered Scott Fitterer, Seattle's 47-year-old vice president of football operations, the job as heir new general manager, per league source. Fitterer has been with the Seahawks since 2001 and has a strong background in evaluating talent, especially on the college side.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Panthers have joined a public-private partnership with the State of North Carolina, and backed by Gov. Roy Cooper, to support the goal of 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations by July 4. ‘'We stand ready to join Honeywell, Atrium Health and Governor Cooper in the effort to administer vaccines and defeat this virus,'' owner David Tepper said. ‘'We hope that our participation will serve as a model for other venues."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Add the Philadelphia Eagles to the list of teams Panthers OC Joe Brady has interviewed with for a head coaching position, a league source confirmed. The other teams include Atlanta, Houston, the Los Angeles Chargers and New York Jets. Brady is only 31 but appears destined to be a head coach if not this year in the near future.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Panthers have narrowed their list of GM candidates to four and now have done in person interviews with them. The four are: Titans director of player personnel Monti Ossenfort, 49ers vice president of player personnel Adam Peters, and Chiefs assistant director of player personnel Ryan Poles and Seahawks vice president of football operations Scott Fitterer. A decision is expected this week.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Panthers say they expect to hire a new general manager this week. On Monday they interviewed Seahawks vice president of football operations Scott Fitterer and Steelers vice president of football and business administration Omar Khan. That's 15 candidates total.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Panthers linebacker Dan Morgan selected to the college football hall of fame. Carolina made him the 11th pick of the 2001 draft and in 2003 he helped the team reach the Super Bowl, where lost in the loss to New England was his SB record 18 tackles.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Quarterbacks who have accepted invitations to play in the Senior Bowl are Kellen Mond (Texas A&M), Sam Ehlinger (Texas), Ian Book (Notre Dame), Kyle Trask (Florida), Feleipe Franks (Arkansas), Jamie Newman (Wake Forest). Just in case the Panthers are looking at those beyond the top four.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

This will be the second time the Panthers have coached in the Senior Bowl. The other was in 2000 with George Seifert and his staff. A great week at last year's Senior Bowl by safety/linebacker Jeremy Chinn led Carolina to move up in the draft to select the Southern Illinois star in the second round. That turned out pretty good.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Panthers will get an early up-close look at some of the nation's top collegiate players, including a few quarterbacks, after being chosen to coach one of the teams at the Jan. 30 Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala. "We're thrilled to coach at the Senior Bowl," Rhule said. "Every year, Jim Nagy and his staff put together the best showcase of college talent in the nation, and we're really excited to lead and get to know a team of this year's top draft prospects."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Washington QB Dwayne Haskins will visit the Panthers on Monday, a league source confirmed. It's an exploratory visit but could turn into a signing. Coach Matt Rhule has ties to the former Ohio State star going back to OSU coach Ryan Day, who worked with Rhule at Temple in 2006. NFL.com first reported.

Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports
10dChris Low

Sources: Satterfield to be South Carolina OC

Carolina Panthers assistant coach Marcus Satterfield has agreed to a deal to become South Carolina's offensive coordinator, sources told ESPN.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Panthers to lose assistant offensive line coach Marcus Satterfield to the University of South Carolina, where he will become offensive coordinator, a league source confirmed. Satterfield is the third offensive coach to leave Mat Rhule's staff and offensive coordinator Joe Brady is interviewing with three NFL teams for a HC job. Seems a makeover could be coming for the Carolina offense. The Athletic first reported Satterfield's departure.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Get your scorecards handy. The Panthers on Thursday interviewed KC director of football administration Brad Tilis and Bears assistant director of player personnel Champ Kelly. This came after they interviewed Colts assistant GM Ed Dodds, 49ers president of player personnel Adam Peters and Chiefs assistant director of player personnel Ryan Poles on Wednesday. They've talked to 11 candidates so far, the team announced. Wide range of qualifications.

Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY Sports
11dMark Schlabach

Peetz, mentored by Brady, joins LSU as new OC

LSU has hired Jake Peetz, who worked under former Tigers assistant Joe Brady with the Carolina Panthers, as its new offensive coordinator.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Panthers will have to find a new quarterbacks coach. Jake Peetz has accepted the offensive coordinator job at LSU, He will take coaching assistant DJ Mangas with him as his passing game coordinator.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

So far the Panthers have interviewed six for their GM job. They are: Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio, Bills assistant GM Joe Schoen, Titans director of player personnel Monti Ossenfort, Saints assistant GM and college scouting director Jeff Ireland, Browns VP of football operations Kwesi Adofo-Mensah and former Giants GM Jerry Reese, Caserio reportedly is headed to the Texans, so scratch him.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Panthers continue to add to a wide scope of candidates they have asked permission to speak to for their GM opening. Add to the list Chicago's Champ Kelly and Tennessee Monti Ossenfort, per league source. Both come from winning backgrounds. Ossenfort was with New England for eight years before joining the Titans in 2020.

Team Stats

Passing Yards243.018th
Rushing Yards106.521st
Points For21.923rd
Points Against25.115th